MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra begins second season There’s proven research that music education translates to direct success in the classroom. MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO), a program through MacPhail Center for Music, provides students in North Minneapolis (many from Ascension School and Harvest Prep) the opportunity to perform as a full orchestra, but it … [Read more...]
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The ascena Foundation has announced the 2017 winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards. The fourth annual program seeks to empower and provide financial support to grassroots organizations who are making a meaningful difference in the lives of women and/or children in communities across the United States, specifically in the areas of health, education, social reform and … [Read more...]
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities is hosting a History Harvest to record and preserve the rich history of the African American community on Minneapolis’ South Side. African Americans who lived, worked, attended school, church or social clubs on the South Side in the Central, Bryant or Regina neighborhoods are encouraged to bring items to the event and tell your story. Bring … [Read more...]
On October 1, bus and train fares will increase by 25 cents throughout the region. This includes all service operated by Metro Transit, the Metropolitan Council, Maple Grove Transit, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Plymouth Metrolink and SouthWest Transit. Metro Mobility fare will increase by 50 cents. Pass prices will change accordingly. The 10 percent discount currently … [Read more...]
New online tool kit provides guidelines and resources for faith-based organizations looking to reach older Americans AARP announced today the release of their first African American/Black Faith-Based Initiative Tool Kit. This self-service tool kit was created by AARP experts in collaboration with faith leaders from across the nation as a resource to aid in addressing the … [Read more...]